Santa Fe in Santa Fe County, New Mexico — The American Mountains (Southwest)
to be Promoted a Saint
Erected by Knights and Ladies of the Holy Sepulchre and the John Crosby Estate.
Location. 35° 41.202′ N, 105° 56.197′ W. Marker is in Santa Fe, New Mexico, in Santa Fe County. Marker is at the intersection of Cathedral Place and East San Francisco Street, on the right when traveling north on Cathedral Place. Touch for map. The marker and statue are in the small plaza at the entrance to St. Francis Cathedral Basilica, to the left of the doors. Marker is in this post office area: Santa Fe NM 87501, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Don Diego de Vargas Zapata Luján Ponce de León, El Marques de la Nava de Barcinas (within shouting distance of this marker); Sena Plaza (within shouting distance of this marker); Captain Diego Arias de Quiros (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); A Building Stood Here Before 1680 Santa Fe Trail (about 500 feet away); Site of Santa Fe’s First Chapel (about 500 feet away); Hitching Post at the End of the Trail (about 500 feet away); End of Santa Fe Trail (about 500 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Santa Fe.
Regarding Kateri Tekakwitha. She died and was buried in Kahnawake near Montreal, Ontario, Canada. Her gravestone reads, “Kateri Tekakwitha / Ownkeonweke Katsitsiio Teonsitsianekaron / The fairest flower that ever bloomed among red men.”
Also see . . . Wikipedia Entry for Kateri Tekakwitha. Kateri Tekakwitha, originally known as Catherine Tekakwitha and informally known as Lily of the Mohawks (1656 – April 17, 1680) was an Algonquin and Iroquois Native American religious lay woman from New France and an early convert to Roman Catholicism. She died at the age of 24 shortly after professing her vows (Submitted on April 29, 2012.)
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Credits. This page was last revised on April 18, 2018. This page originally submitted on April 29, 2012, by J. J. Prats of Powell, Ohio. This page has been viewed 737 times since then. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on April 29, 2012, by J. J. Prats of Powell, Ohio.